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   from the issue of January 5, 2006

Candidates to interview for VC spot


Five candidates will interview on campus for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs at UNL. All five will visit campus in January. The successful candidate will succeed James Griesen, who has served in the post since 1986 and plans to retire June 30.

The five candidates and the dates they will visit UNL:

Marysz Rames, vice president of student affairs at South Dakota State University in Brookings, Jan. 9-10;

Don Aripoli, vice president for student affairs at Missouri State University in Springfield, Jan. 11-12;

Randy Hyman, associate dean for student affairs at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., Jan. 17-18;

Leellen Brigman, who served as vice president for student affairs at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Jan. 18-19; and

Juan Franco, vice president for student affairs and professor of psychology at Utah State University in Logan, Jan. 25-26.

"The reputation of this university attracts top talent, and we have exceptional candidates for this important position," said Richard Hoffmann, chair of the search committee and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. "This is a critical position for our university, and the search committee recognizes the importance of finding the best, most qualified person, especially in light of Dr. Griesen's long and distinguished service."

Curriculum vitae for all five candidates are online at .



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